July 26 & 27, 2019


Glens Falls Entertainment & Music Festival (GEM Fest) brings musicians and artists together for a celebration in downtown Glens Falls, NY.  Bands from throughout the region perform in downtown venues, gallery spaces feature work from local artists, The Park Theater hosts Short Stuff production, live comedy and a Film Festival, GEMbouree for kids is in City Park and the streets come alive with art and music!

Special thanks to LARAC for their support of GEM Festival!!

Special thanks to to the City of Glens Falls for shutting down Glen Street on Saturday!!

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2019 GEM Fest

APE proudly announces the closure of Glen Street for a unique for a block party featuring a stage, vendors and live artists!

Musica venues this year include Mean Max Brew Works, Davidson Brothers Brewing LLC, Downtown Social, Park 26, Glen Street Stage and Park Theater!!!

With performances by:

Timbre Coup, Zach Matari, Candy Ambulance, Joe Mansman and The Midnight Revival Band, Chestnut Grove and Switch Mob, No More Death Stars, BETWEEN NOW AND FOREVER!!!

NEW FOR 2019:

GEMbouree in Glens Falls City Park offering family friendly entertainment, yoga, vendors, pony rides, a bounce house & Chalk Fest!!!

Live art this year is curated by Anthony Richichi, with nearly a dozen live artists throughout the whole city; including Hometown USA’s favorites: Corey Pitkin, Hannah Williams, and Rodney Allen Bentley!!!! Plus Erik Johnson creating live chalk art in City Park!

The Park Theater hosts Short Stuff, a Film Festival and 2 live Comedy shows.

Adirondack Theatre Festival presenting at Charles R. Wood Theater the closing night of the award winning theatrical performance “Sequence”.

This event will occur rain or shine.  Much of it is free to attend.  For tickets to Park Theater events, click here.
Venues may have restricted age limitations, please contact them or us directly at Art in the Public Eye for inquiry.

***This project is made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Council.***